As with most teens, you have a part-job and cash to spend. While saving your earned income is always preferred, we offer the next best thing, “conscious spending.” Conscious spending is treating yourself on things or activities that are meaningful only to you. You’re being deliberate and guilt-free with your spending. How do you start this journey? Follow these seven steps and ...
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College Is Expensive. Start Thinking About Money for School Now.
In celebration of College Savings Month, here are five helpful tips parents, along with their children in many cases, can use to help make college more affordable and less of a financial burden on your family and your child. Start saving early for your child’s education to maximize savings and potential growth over time. Options for saving include tax-advantaged accounts ...
Headlines and Fine Print with Dion Williams: Episode 18 The Lottery
Let's talk about the Lottery. What do you do with your winnings? What are the realities of windfall earnings? Piedmont Advantage Credit Union is here with unbiased, objective advise so that you can make the best decisions for you and your family. Follow us on Spotify! We have made it easier for you to listen to the show should you happen to miss an episode. Go back to old ...
President & CEO gives expert advice to student loan borrowers
Piedmont Advantage Credit Union President & CEO Dion Williams was a featured financial expert on FOX8 Morning News WGHP this morning, discussing an important topic that affects millions of individuals: Student loan borrowers.
In-house Certified Financial Counselors
PACU announces its first cohort of in-house certified financial counselors. This investment provides personalized financial guidance and assistance to members, giving them the confidence to make sound financial management decisions.
Do You Know How Your Payment Cards Work When You Travel?
Seven tips for using payment cards when you travel to avoid hassles, minimize fees and reduce your risk.
PACU issues a consumer alert
Piedmont Advantage Credit Union (PACU) cautions businesses that process debit card payments as credit card transactions to not surcharge their customers as federal law prohibits this practice. PACU President & CEO Dion Williams said, he learned from a credit union member that several of his receipts had surcharges when his debit card payments had been processed as credit card transactions.
PACU opens ATM at PTI Airport
Piedmont Advantage Credit Union held a ribbon-cutting in celebration of its recent installment of a stand-alone ATM at Piedmont Triad International (PTI) Airport in Greensboro, N.C. “We are thrilled to bring our ATM services to PTI,” said President & CEO Dion Williams.
Eden branch earns Difference Maker Award
The PACU Foundation awarded our Eden branch with the Difference Maker Award for their ongoing engagement and support of Foundation initiatives. “We thank the staff at the Eden branch for their enthusiasm and determination to help others," said Foundation President Jean Golden-Rumer.
Flying Colors Charity Fun Run
“The day was perfect with 18 volunteers from Piedmont Advantage Credit Union coming together to showcase the PACU Foundation’s purpose and community impact while creating a positive experience for all who attended,” PACU Foundation Fundraising Chair Megan Brooks said.